Romain Laurent for Hermès

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 24, 2014
Romain Laurent has always been a favorite on the site for his ability to make believe in natural, reality-based situations. His urban surfers are a crowd favorite. The photographer/filmer just created a great commercial, advertising short for luxury retailer Hermès, where a man goes on a journey through and out of some very nice clothing.

The photography of Matthias Ziegler

Photography // Thursday, April 24, 2014
Born in 1964 with a curious and sensitive eye for people, Matthias thoroughly learned his trade at Bayerische Lehranstalt fuer Fotografie in Munich. Ever since he graduated in 1990, his reportages sent him travelling around the world. The results of these trips have been highly acclaimed, exhibited throughout Germany & Europe and awarded several times.

Madeline Von Foerster's Earthly Concerns

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 24, 2014
Madeline von Foerster has been described by premier American biologist Edward O. Wilson as an artist "who brings new imagery and a novel approach to conservation," playing an important role in the artistic community's ability to promote environmental consciousness and engage the public in a vital dialogue concerning humanity's place in and impact on nature. Although her paintings are stylistically linked to the techniques and content of the Flemish Renaissance masters, her work is nonetheless intensely relevant to the modern world, depicting issues of deforestation, endangered species, and war.

The Work Of Valerio D'Ospina

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 24, 2014
Italian born Valerio D’Ospina is now working and living in the United States perfecting his oil paintings. Focusing on industrial warehouses, urban landscapes, and locomotives D’Ospina's oil paintings are truly masterful. D’Ospina's talent is no surprise, as he's been on the creative scene since 1999. D’Ospina has held solo exhibitions internationally as well as numerous group shows. 

"Alignment" A Solo Exhibition by Chad Muska @ Werkartz, LA

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 24, 2014
On Friday April 25th, pro-skateboarder and artist Chad Muska will open up his private studio space to the public for the first time, with a solo art exhibition titled "Alignment." Muska has been working out of Werkärtz Studio for the past year, building and experimenting in unconventional art materials and applying them to both hanging wall pieces, and sculptures...

Book Giveaway: Stephen Powers "A Love Letter to the City"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 24, 2014
Stephen “ESPO” Powers isn’t one to mince words. He has championed a love for traditional sign-painting into a fine art form with a clever, original turn of phrase and knack for transforming what appears to be an advertisement into a thoughtful conversation with the viewer. We are going to be giving away copies of "A Love Letter to the City" and the companion love note cards "I Paid the Light Bill Just to See Your Face" find out more after the jump!

Terminally Illin' Cancer Comic Book

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 24, 2014
Slightly cynical, slightly irreverent, and REALLY hilarious, "Terminally Illin" is a candid look into the life of a young adult battling cancer, but with a psychedelic, sci-fi twist! It’s more than a comic book: It’s provocative, educational, entertaining, and totally original. Think of "Terminally Illin" as a chemo-induced "Alice in Wonderland' meets campy 'Hollywood' action-adventure. The book is ready to be published but needs your help over on indiegogo!

The Art of Sleep Paralysis

Photography // Thursday, April 24, 2014
At the age of fifteen, Nicolas Bruno began experiencing sleep paralysis where he would awake from frightening nightmares completely paralyzed and often hallucinate terrifying figures with obscured faces. Bruno decided to turn his passion for photography into a sort of therapy to help him cope with the sleep paralysis. When he would awake from his nightmares, he would write them down and later use them for photographic compositions. 

Corita Kent "but, there is only one thing that has power" @ Galerie Allen, Paris

Design // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Galerie Allen in Paris has extended the exhibtion, "But, There is Only One Thing That Has Power," the works of Sister Corita Kent through May 3rd, 2014. If you don't know Corita Kent's amazing silkscreen works, she used her distinct style for many social causes in the 1960s and beyond. As her Wiki page states, "In 1962 Corita began using popular culture as raw material for her work.Her screen prints often incorporated the archetypical product of brands of American consumerism alongside spiritual texts. . . "

Parra "Boss Hat" Print from HVW8 Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Amsterdam based artist, and former Juxtapoz cover artist Parra just released a brand new print, "Boss Hat," via HVW8 Gallery's webshop. Printed in an edition of 50, the silkscreen print is on 90lb Stonehenge 250gsm Paper and sits at 20" x 27". Go buy it now!

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